As promised, I took some pics of my stockpile. As my husband said as I was taking these pics, “You know Mary, we are not a “model” for organization.” That’s very true! I’m not an extra-organized, squeaky clean housekeeper, at least not now when our house is full of chaos..I mean kids. But, for those looking for ideas for keeping your stockpile some-what organized & stored, here are some pics. AND, it’s FUNCTIONAL TOO :
Here is my kitchen pantry:
Top Shelf: Bin of baking supplies (baking soda, powder, vanilla, gelatine, cocoa, etc. Extra cereals and cakes/brownie mixes. 2nd shelf: Canned goods (I prefer fresh, so we do not have many), sauces, condiments.
3rd Shelf: Boxed rices, boxed potatoes, open rice (in the containers). 4th Shelf: to the far right is a large ziploc bag full of easy kids snacks- fruit snacks, fruit rollups, granola bars, cheese crackers, hot chocolate packets. SO easy for them to get and way better than big bulky boxes of food! To the left: spaghetti & pastas.
Bottom Shelf: Baking potatoes, pretzels, chips, and some more miscellaneous Floor: ziploc bags, foil, saran wrap, etc, a few 2Liters that don’t fit in their normal spot
I’m very lucky that I have some extra space in our bedroom closet. We have 2 large closets, so one of the walk-ins has a nice shelving unit we bought for around $30 for storage:
Ritz, more pastas, cereal, condiments
Another bin of kids snacks to restock the one in the pantry, bin of first aid supplies, bin of other medicines, bin of razors, extra sanitary supplies.
Bottom Shelf: Extra Tin Foil (those that attended my class- I was not lying about the crazy amount of tin foil I have- and there is more in my garage!)
Tomorrow: Under the sink !